The emirate of Fujairah hosted the UIM Class1 World Powerboat Championship in 1988 which was such a success, that it propelled the establishment of the Fujairah International Marine Club.
The Formula 2000 Championship is a very prestigious event Fujairah International Marine Club organizes every year. After the first Formula Race in 2003 held in Dibba, the wonderful experience and success of the event inspired the FIMC to add it to their events calendar every year. The Formula 2 is an extremely popular regional event with an international flavour. Each year it attracts a strong field of UAE national drivers as well as those from other GCC, European and Asian countries. Fujairah Formula Race has always been and will always be an exciting and beloved event attracting countless people to witness and become apart of it.
Not only does the FIMC play host to high-powered events, but it also organizes many wonderfully traditional and graceful events. Dhow sailing races are often held in the FIMC in cooperation with the UAE Marine Sports Federation and Dubai International Marine Club. The legendary Arabic sport of dhow sailing races is most definitely a spectacular and graceful sport, illuminating the coastline in a blaze of white sails. Like many other events held at the FIMC, Traditional dhow sailing attracts thousands of visitors to the shores of Fujairah.
There are still countless other events held at the FIMC including the FINA World Swimming Championship, Fishing competitions and tournaments, Regattas and numerous offshore sailing races. If there is something you enjoy doing, whether it is on the water or in it, chances are you can do it at the Fujairah International Marine Club.
If you’re looking for some food or drinks, the FIMC is well prepared with a Chinese restaurant on the top floor, a bar and restaurant on the bottom floor and coffee shop and shisha café outdoors on a jetty. All with a mesmerizing view of the beautiful Indian Ocean.